Arts Administration and Museum and Heritage Studies, M.A. | Australian National University | Canberra, Australia
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Arts Administration and Museum and Heritage Studies

24 months
Duration
46680 AUD/year
30680 AUD/year
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About

The Master of Museum and Heritage Studies at the Australian National University provides the unique opportunity to articulate with the Indiana University to complete a double degree as the Master of Arts – Arts Administration and Museum and Heritage Studies. These degrees draw on strong connections with cultural and collecting institutions in Australia and the United States.

Overview

The Arts Administration and Museum and Heritage Studies double degree aims to prepare you for an innovative career in both Museum Curatorial practice (ANU) and Arts Administration (IU). At at the Australian National University, students will learn traditional curatorship and collections management, while also being introduced to new areas impacting on national and international cultural policy such as social inclusion, citizenship and community engagement, social activism and museums, Indigenous curation and collection, and innovative visitor and audience studies.

At IU, students will gain the knowledge and practical skills needed to become an effective arts advocate and leader of change; students will be introduced to a range of core skills in the areas of business, marketing, policy and management, as well as a thorough understanding of the arts sector.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students will have the skills and knowledge to:

  • analyse, research, reflect on and synthesise complex approaches to museums and collecting agencies and their relationships to societies;
  • evaluate significant debates, problems, controversies, concepts and theories pertinent to museums and collections;
  • develop critical engagement with, and a working knowledge of, museums and collecting agencies; and
  • communicate and interpret knowledge and ideas to general and specialists museum audiences.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Organizational Behavior and the Arts
  • Arts Administration in the Public and Private Sectors
  • Financial Management for the Arts
  • Museum Management
  • Audience Development and Marketing the Arts
  • Cultural Planning and Urban Development
  • Fund Development for Nonprofits

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
80

Credits

96 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
80

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS code: 093290D

A cognate Bachelor degree or international equivalent with an average mark of at least 65%, or completion of 30 SPEA credits towards the Master of Arts – Arts Administration as listed in the award rules for this degree.

Applicants must apply separately to Indiana University and the Australian National University for admission to this Double Master Degree program. Offers of admission to Master of Arts – Arts Administration [IU]/Master of Museum and Heritage Studies [ANU] may be conditional upon admission to the corresponding program at Indiana University. If this condition cannot be met, applicants may be offered Master of Museum and Heritage Studies in its place.

Cognate Disciplines:

  • Ancient History, Anthropology, Archaeology, Classics, Creative Arts, English, Environmental History, Environmental Management, Fine Arts, Folklore, Gender Studies, History, Museum Studies, Philosophy, Politics, Social Sciences, Sociology, Visual Arts

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    46680 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 46680 AUD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    30680 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 30680 AUD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Canberra

1425 - 2504 AUD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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